Basketball coach LA Mumar earns praise for refusing to skip vaccine line

Faith in humanity restored! Basketball coach LA Mumar said yesterday that he would not skip the vaccine line just because his half-brother Vico Sotto is the mayor of Pasig City. “I rarely post anything political but to all of you asking/wondering why my wife and I have not been vaccinated yet since my brother is ...

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Jan Catherine Sy, granddaughter of retail tycoon Henry Sy, dead at 29

Jan Catherine Sy, granddaughter of retail tycoon Henry Sy, dead at 29

Equestrian Jan Catherine Sy, the granddaughter of the late SM Supermalls founder Henry Sy Sr., died last night after a brief hospital stay. She was 29. She died at 6:35pm of...

‘Just as I dreamed’: Philippine-born chess champion Wesley So becomes American citizen

‘Just as I dreamed’: Philippine-born chess champion Wesley So becomes American citizen

Wesley So, one of the greatest chess athletes born in the Philippines, has formally switched sides: he has become a United States citizen. A report published yesterday by the U.S....

Vloggers called out for playing basketball in Bulacan town despite pandemic

Vloggers called out for playing basketball in Bulacan town despite pandemic

A group of sports vloggers is in hot water after they organized a basketball game in Guiguinto, Bulacan, allegedly a violation of the town’s quarantine rules. Mav’s...

PBA stars fined PHP20k for playing hoops in San Juan despite quarantine

PBA stars fined PHP20k for playing hoops in San Juan despite quarantine

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) yesterday fined its players, Barangay Ginebra star Japeth Aguilar and Rain or Shine rookie Adrian Wong PHP20,000 (US$405) each for...

Former basketball player denies Mayor Sotto’s allegation he cursed at frontliner

Former basketball player denies Mayor Sotto’s allegation he cursed at frontliner

Former basketball player Roger Yap yesterday denied an allegation made by Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto that he cursed at a  frontliner. The controversy started when Mayor Sotto...

Do you even lift? Olympian Hidilyn Diaz offers weightlifting seminar to raise COVID-19 relief

Do you even lift? Olympian Hidilyn Diaz offers weightlifting seminar to raise COVID-19 relief

“Do you even lift?” is the condescending question most gym rats you’ve come across have probably flung your way, just ‘coz. But that question is being...

Teenagers done right: Pinoy athletes Carlos Yulo and Margielyn Didal make it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ in Asia

Teenagers done right: Pinoy athletes Carlos Yulo and Margielyn Didal make it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ in Asia

Gymnast Carlos Yulo and professional street skateboarder Margielyn Didal have made it to Forbes Magazine‘s annual list of “30 under 30” in Asia, a roundup of...

PBA cancels games amidst COVID-19 fears ‘until further notice’

PBA cancels games amidst COVID-19 fears ‘until further notice’

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the country’s fiercely beloved pro b-ball league, announced today that it is canceling all of its games in light of the COVID-19...

New York Mets’ Tim Tebow to play for Team Philippines in World Baseball Classic

New York Mets’ Tim Tebow to play for Team Philippines in World Baseball Classic

Tim Tebow is gonna play for the Philippines, y’all! The former quarterback and New York Mets minor league outfielder will be playing for the country in the World Baseball...


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